Episode 17 - What Makes a Good Battery?

iSci Fly By

Dec 19 2022 • 35 mins

Batteries are everywhere – from your TV remote to your car, they are a vital pillar of technology that have supported advancements since the early 1800s, but where exactly are the developments in battery technology going?

What modern energy storage options are there? How do we get fully battery powered vehicles? Why are batteries potentially so dangerous? Today we’re joined by Professor Peter Slater, co-director of the Birmingham Centre for Energy Storage and a specialist in material chemistry at the University of Birmingham, to help answer these pressing questions.

Let’s charge right in!

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